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The case for doing well by doing good: Hiring returning citizens is good for business purpose

Jun. 11, 2019 7:30 am

The case for doing well by doing good: Hiring returning citizens is good for business

"For businesses to not miss out on talent, they must shift not just language, but their perspective on inclusive hiring," says Bradford Bucknum from the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia.
Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence results

Jan. 14, 2019 12:35 pm

Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence

At least for some Pennsylvanians, like ND, who served time in the '90s for misdemeanors: "My record should be clean just like me."
UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania results

Jun. 25, 2018 12:17 pm

UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania

The legislation automatically seals the records of people with misdemeanors who earn no further convictions after 10 years as well as those who have been arrested but faced no convictions.
Colleges shouldn’t ask about applicants’ criminal histories, but most in Philly do results

Aug. 30, 2017 11:27 am

Colleges shouldn’t ask about applicants’ criminal histories, but most in Philly do

Community Legal Services just dropped a report on college admissions and students with criminal records.
Pa.’s Clean Slate bill was just unanimously passed by the state Senate results

Jun. 28, 2017 6:18 pm

Pa.’s Clean Slate bill was just unanimously passed by the state Senate

It's a big win for criminal justice reform advocates and those with low-level criminal convictions.
The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why results

Mar. 16, 2016 12:35 pm

The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why

Ban the Box is a big step in the right direction, but there's still lots of work to be done.

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